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Magic Johnson: Jerry Buss wanted Byron Scott to coach Lakers

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Magic Johnson was on hand on Monday when the Lakers welcomed his former teammate, Byron Scott, as the Lakers' next head coach.
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Lakers use balance of 'room exception' on Xavier Henry

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — For the first time since 1996, the Lakers this summer went under the salary cap, using their spending power to acquire Jeremy Lin in trade from the Houston Rockets and sign Nick Young to a...
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'Showtime is back,' says Magic as Bryon Scott becomes Lakers head coach

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — EL SEGUNDO – As one face from the past emerged into the Lakers present, so too did a few more. Out of a side door at the team’s El Segundo practice facility strolled Magic Johnson, Jamaal Wilkes...
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Miller: Blasts from the Lakers' past welcome Byron Scott

OC Register (BY JEFF MILLER) — EL SEGUNDO – They made for an impressive gathering, four former NBA stars and the processors of a combined 17 league titles, 15 of which came with the Lakers.A celebration of the past, that’s what...
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Byron Scott: Right guy for the job, but what are the expectations?

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — The Lakers won’t win the NBA championship next season.
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Byron Scott will help get Lakers back on track

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Can the Lakers rebound from last year's injury-plagued, defenseless travesty of a 27-win season under Mike D'Antoni?
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Lakers introduce Byron Scott as new head coach

OC Register (BILL ORAM) — EL SEGUNDO – Surrounded by some of the legendary players with whom he helped brand the Showtime-era of Lakers basketball, new coach Byron Scott vowed Tuesday that the Lakers will establish a...
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Byron Scott: Lakers fans hail the new coach on social media

Los Angeles Times (Samantha Zuba) — Byron Scott gave his first news conference as Lakers head coach Tuesday, to the excitement of many fans on Twitter.
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Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference

Los Angeles Times (Samantha Zuba) — The Lakers introduced their new coach, former Showtime member Byron Scott, at a news conference Tuesday. It began with surprise appearances by former Lakers greats Magic Johnson, Kareem...
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Byron Scott always saw something special in Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — There was once an 18-year-old who scored 24 points against the Golden State Warriors, a kid trying to make his way on one of the most influential franchises of all time.
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Lakers make it official: Byron Scott hired as coach

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — Byron Scott will return to the Lakers 17 years after playing in his final game. The franchise, which skidded off course with a dismal 27 wins last season, announced Monday evening that they hired...
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First look: Who will be on Lakers Coach Byron Scott's coaching staff

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench?
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New Lakers Coach Byron Scott's coaching record

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — New Lakers' Coach Byron Scott will be charged with helping the franchise rebound from a 27-55 season.
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Lakers make it official: Byron Scott hired as coach

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — The Lakers made official Monday night what was clear Saturday: Byron Scott is their new coach.The member of three Showtime-era championship teams will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday.“I...
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Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
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Lakers' roster climbs to 12 with Monday signing of Wesley Johnson

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers officially increased their roster to 12 on Monday with the re-signing of forward Wesley Johnson.
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Lakers' week in review

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers finally appear to have landed a coach in Byron Scott, although the team is saying that nothing is official yet.
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Byron Scott expected to become Lakers coach, but it's not official yet

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — Is Byron Scott the coach of the Lakers? He thinks he is. The Lakers aren’t quite ready to say it.
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Analysis: Hiring Scott was the only smart move the Lakers could make after a disastrous year

OC Register (BY MARK HEISLER) — When Bryon Scott joined the Lakers in 1983 as a rookie, having been acquired in a trade for the popular Norm Nixon, Norm’s buddies, Magic Johnson and Michael Cooper, put him in the deep freeze for...
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Report: Byron Scott agrees to coach Lakers

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — Bryon Scott has agreed Saturday to become the Lakers’ third head coach since Phil Jackson left and their 25th in franchise history, according to published reports.Scott’s deal is a four-year, $17...
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Blog Articles

Dodgers defeat Braves, 3-2, in 10 innings

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp singled in the game-winning run in the 10th inning, lifting the Dodgers to their fifth consecutive victory. Kemp had three hits on Wednesday and is batting .486 in his last...
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Matt Kemp, Dodgers keep rolling with 3-2 win over Braves

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — And on they roll, with tough comebacks and walk-offs and a little of everything.
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Angels' timing troubles contribute to slump out of the break

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mike DiGiovanna) — The Angels are not in Texas anymore. Remember that four-game sweep of the lowly Rangers before the All-Star break, when the Angels scored 33 runs and 51 hits and went 17 for 43 (.395) with runners...
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Dodgers want pitching, but not at cost of any of top three prospects

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — On the eve of baseball's trade deadline, Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said the team had no intention of dealing any of its top three prospects.
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Vin Scully will never understand how deeply he's touched us

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — Forget it, there’s nothing you can do. No amount of flattery, no barrels of cookies, no endless applause can get it done. Give up.
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USC's Max Tuerk gets a new read on line by playing center

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Zach Helfand) — Stuffed in the large plastic bag Max Tuerk has been toting around the USC campus, there is a sandwich, two bananas, an energy bar, a pack of almonds and a whole avocado, as well as the remaining...
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David Feherty's career is not just garden-variety

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Dwyre) — TV star David Feherty isn't the most complicated man in the world, but he's in the conversation.
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Dodgers TV 'blueout' a long way from end despite Congress' attention

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Erskine) — Lawmakers, having cured all else that ails us, have now turned their high beams on this Dodgers TV standoff. I suspect relief is just years away.
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Jameis Winston could learn a thing (or 10) from Warrick Dunn

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Dufresne) — Two stories hit my Twitter feed, within minutes, on Wednesday. Both involved star athletes who led Florida State, as freshmen, to a football national championship.
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UCLA's Dan Guerrero offers damage assessment after flooding

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Foster) — UCLA’s athletic teams will be able to use Pauley Pavilion and other venues this season, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero said.
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Dodgers option newly acquired Darwin Barney to triple-A

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — Apparently Darwin Barney really was acquired for insurance purposes.
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UCLA says Pauley Pavilion will be ready in fall

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Zach Helfand, Everett Cook, Chris Foster and Melissa Rohlin) — UCLA's athletic teams will be able to use Pauley Pavilion when competition begins in the fall, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero said Wednesday.
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Magic Johnson: Jerry Buss wanted Byron Scott to coach Lakers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — Magic Johnson was on hand on Monday when the Lakers welcomed his former teammate, Byron Scott, as the Lakers' next head coach.
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Lakers use balance of 'room exception' on Xavier Henry

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — For the first time since 1996, the Lakers this summer went under the salary cap, using their spending power to acquire Jeremy Lin in trade from the Houston Rockets and sign Nick Young to a...
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Dodgers increase NL West lead with 8-4 win over Braves

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp hit two home runs, one to center field and one to right, and appeared to be the hitter he was before injuries derailed his career in 2012 and 2013. Kemp, the subject of trade...
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Angels strike out in battle of bullpens against Orioles

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mike DiGiovanna) — Bullpens turn a slugfest into a tight game before Machado beats Angels in 12th. Bullpens turn a slugfest into a tight game before Machado beats Angels in 12th.
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Matt Kemp's two homers caps Dodgers' 8-4 win over Braves

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — Maybe it wasn’t exactly a perfect night for the Dodgers, but it came as close to an ideal summer evening as they could reasonably imagine.
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Angels fall to Orioles, 7-6, on home run in the 12th inning

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mike DiGiovanna) — KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols hit a two-out single in the 12th, but Manager Mike Scioscia chose not to pinch-run J.B. Shuck for the slow-footed slugger. Josh Hamilton doubled to right-center, but...
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